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a real-life miracle played out in the waters off of the coast of africa. a story of a man who survived three days inside of a capsized boat, thanks only to a tiny air pocket. >> remarkable. we're finally getting a look at the video capturing his rescue a few months ago. here's abc's terry moran. >> reporter: you are looking at first contact with a man trapped under 100 feet of water for 60 hours. it happened in the murky waters off of the coast of nigeria. >> around the corner. you're going to find some stairs. >> reporter: divers on a grim task, searching for a sunken tug on the ocean floor to recover
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the bodies of 12 crew members. >> we already recovered four bodies. so the anticipation wasn't great we were going to find anyone alive at that stage. >> reporter: then -- >> you found one. >> he's alive. >> the driver saw a hand in the passageway. we seen it was a body. when the diver reached up to grab the hand, the hand grabbed the diver it. >> it was the ship's cook. he had been on the bathroom when a massive rogue swell capsized the ship. as the tug sank, harrison scrambled into a cabin and found an air pocket, a few feet of precious air in utter darkness. fearing sharks, praying, subsisting on six sodas until the dive team found him. >> good job, may friend. well done. you are a survivor. rope like -- >> reporter: like jonah in the
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bible, harrison had gone to the dark depths of the seas and lived to tell the tale. >> he wanted to going back to be a cook in a hotel. >> his ordeal is believed to be the longest anyone survived after being trapped under water. terry moran, abc news. >> just incredible. it wasn't as simple as saying, all right. let's get you up to the top. not by a long shot. they had to do it very slowly. >> that's right. he had been exposed to nitrogen so long, they had to put him in a decompression chamber for 60 hours. had they exposed him directly to open-air oxygen he would have died immediately. cookie day. in honor of the occasion we check out a gourmet cookie store and check out the maple bacon cookie. and the latest family trend, matching up couples who want to be parents but want to skip the whole marriage thing. you are watching "world news now." "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. t to be parents but want to skip the whole marriage thing. you are watching "world news now."
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♪ c is for cookie ♪ ♪ c is for cookie that's good enough for me ♪ c is for cookie that's good enough for me ♪ cookie cookie cookie starts with c ♪ >> y is for yummy. marble cookie day and when there is food involved it is always our favorite story of the day. >> took a trip to manhattan to find how they make the maple bacon cookie for this week's edition of "onsome nikkei kitchen." >> reporter: insomniacs we're in the kitchen today with zachary. he is the owner and manufacturer of schmackary's . it smells so good. wish you were here. ♪ >> today, i'm going to show you how to make one of our infamous
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cookies here, maple bacon. start with the butter and put it in the mixer here and brown and white sugar in here. we're going to let that get nice and creamy in there. that's when we are going to add our eggs and when we will get the first dose of maple. then finally we have the flour here with a healthy dose of sea salt and baking soda. it will come together nicely. one of the things that i love to add to this cookie is homemade butter toffee. you can buy it at the store but nothing is as good as making your own. go ahead and have a taste. >> okay. >> i like to cook it as dark as i can get it. what we have here is a dark maple syrup. i drizzle over this maple syrup over this and when i stick it back in it caramelizes over the bacon. that's what we are going to put in for the last little piece of this. you get to get your hands dirty. and you are going to help me
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scoop it. so you can put these in at about 375. that's a good temperature for these to bake off at. >> the cookies are ready! >> you know what that sound means. and here's the glorious fruits of our labor. how good do those look. >> the best part -- >> is eating the fruits of your labor. >> i worked so hard for this. >> you really did. thank you so much for this. >> cheers. very excited. >> all right. >> all right. taking a look at all of these cookies makes me so happy and brings us to our facebook question of the day. we want to know what is your favorite cookie and why? let us know at wnnfans.com. amanda vanallen on that report. >> and she brought a bunch of treats from schmackary's. her famous one is the maple bacon. >> which i'm going to try. >> little strange, little out of
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the box. >> i will give the chocolate chip one a try because it is my favorite. and you should know zachary who is the owner moved here in 2008 and started making cookies in his apartment to relieve stress. it turned in to a huge thing. he is making all kinds of money, especially with maple bacon one. >> it is growing on me. one of those things if you had a few things you would crave them lake you have to have them once a week. >> salty, sweet -- >> salty, sweet, bacon thing going. it is all good. two thumbs up. >> the chocolate chip ones are also delicious. and by the way, he turned his into like a delivery thing for cookies. so you can order them on-line and they will deliver them to your doorstep and they are delicious. >> and really quickly, few seconds to tell you what they are. classic chocolate chip is the one i was having.
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cookies and cream, maple bacon and red velvet. that's what i'm trying next. >> and oreos. >> and oreos because they are my fave. and red velvet. that's what i'm trying next. >> and oreos. >> and oreos because they are my fave. you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out.
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sister lulu. there you go. >> i have a hard time watching this. look at the poor thing. >> i'm getting wigged out watching him. a stray dog apparently came up to a guy who happened to be performing on a street in ukraine and decide he wanted to be part of the whole thing. he became a duet to this man who was playing an instrument. there he is talented in his own rite as you can hear. he said this pooch came up to him and started singing along. take a listen. [ howling ] >> so someone captured this event and put it on the internet and it is now a huge sensation and this is no long area single performance and no longer a stray dog because he took him home. >> made in heaven there. >> and now they play a duet
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every chance they get. >> both getting rich. hope he gets him a nice t-bone at the end of the night. sleepy's the mattress company, analyzed a set of data from cdc's survey about 20 ranked occupation and based on whether or not people got enough shuteye. the average adult needs seven to nine hours a night. put up the graphic. looks like lawyers don't do so good. police officers, physicians, economists, social workers, journalists. we should be at the top. >> overnight anchors. >> teachers are at a deficit of 432 minutes. aircraft pilots, landscapers, bartenders, that makes sense. sales reps hairstylist, they work a day job but maybe they like to party. >> that may be it. >> forest and logging workers. i could see that. >> i don't know where we are but we should be at the top. >> yeah. i get maybe five hours a day, not even a night. >> i think i'm averaging 5 1/2 split up, not even in one dose. we should be at the top. >> yeah. i get maybe five hours a day, not even a
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this morning on "world news now," in a daze. that's the explanation from the man at the controls of that doomed commuter train as it zoomed around a curve at three times the speed limit. new details in the investigation. danger zone. the winter system plunging temperatures coast to coast. the snowfall, windchills and serious threat to crops. double trouble, two different -- different meningitis outbreaks on two campuses. the colleges taking action and precautions for students. turning up the heat. justin bieber's steamy video just out gives us a look at the 19-year-old performer like never before. it is coming up in "the skinny" on this wednesday, december 4th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now" with
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john muller and diana perez. >> in case you were wondering, he is completely shirtless throughout the entire thing. >> bieber, yeah. he's in to shirtless. >> he's pretty shirtless all the time, now. that's the way you like to run around. >> they force me to wear this. otherwise i'd do it too. >> i see them holding you down. >> and the six pack, ladies, i have one of those, too. >> you have an eight pack. >> i have a one pack as they say. >> a one pack. >> when i was bieber's age i had one of those. >> there you go. hold on to that memory forever. >> i have a photo to prove it. see if i can find it. >> good enough. >> new developments in the derailment investigation now. union representative says the train's engineer nodded off moments before the crash. >> his attorney says that william rockefeller was in a daze similar to road fatigue. here's matt kozar. >> reporter: a 15-year veteran of the railroad, rockefeller told ntsb investigators he didn't apply the brakes heading
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into a sharp turn. officials tell abc news rockefeller zoned out. >> sometimes you have a momentary nod. how long that was, i don't know. but he caught himself too late. >> reporter: andrew cuomo said this to a public radio station. >> there was no track problem or equipment failure. and this is a serious situation. the operator has rights, but there's questions of liability. >> major train wreck. five cars on their side. >> reporter: federal investigators say the train was traveling 82 miles an hour in a curved stretch of track zoned for 30. the brakes weren't applied until seconds before the train came to a stop. >> simply put, based on this data, there's no indication that the brake systems were not functioning properly. >> alcohol tests for the
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engineer have come back negative. investigators say his cell phone was not on at the time of the accident. john, diana? >> all right, matt. thank you. millions of people are bundling up as a deep freeze moves across the west with two dozen states in its grips. more heavy snow is coming down today from nevada to the rockies and midwest. dozens of cars, like these, in rapid city, have been spinning out of control and running off the roads. today, they are bracing for blizzard conditions and up to 18 inches of snow from the dakotas to michigan. the icy blast is threatening citrus growers across california. farmers have been scrambling to insulate their crops, wrapping trees, spraying water and using wind machines to circulate warmer air. forecasters say they could see record lows by tomorrow evening. cold enough to jeopardize those crops. the arctic weather system is moving coast to coast putting windchills in the danger zone.
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>> let's get the latest from accu-weather meteorologist jim dickey. good morning, jim. good morning, john and diana. extreme cold on tap for the nation's mid section and much of the west. an arctic the air mass dives in out of canada on the fringes of that colder air an area of low pressure is drifting toward lake superior. we're going to see snowfall in the upper midwest again today. for a bull's eye, 6 to 12 inches of snow. duluth, three to six-inch range into minneapolis. the cold air surges to the west all the way in to southern california in to nevada. expecting subfreezing temperatures the next two nights. las vegas, bakersfield, 30. 20s both nights in fresno. some spots breaking records and that's nothing compared to the midsection. it will feel like minus 40 in bismarck tonight. john, diana, back to you. >> thanks, jim. here's a rest of the forecast now. warmer than normal in the southeast with scattered showers from virginia to the carolinas. mostly dry in the northeast with the exception of a few showers across upstate new york. >> mostly 40s in the northeast,
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70s dallas to atlanta. 30 in the pacific northwest. frigid five degrees in billings and 11 in denver. two sky divers have been killed in an accident in southern arizona. witnesses say the divers had opened their chutes when they slammed in to each other a few hundred feet above the ground. the parachutes collapsed and the victims fell. one died on impact and the other pronounced dead at the hospital. dense morning fog blamed for highway pileups in belgium involving 130 vehicles. at least one person died, dozens were injured. the heavy fog made it impossible to rescue them by helicopter. drivers said a sudden wall of white appeared before them and reduced visibility to almost zero. a first of its kind case in california. a woman is fighting a traffic ticket that alleges she was driving while using google's computer in an eyeglass. cecilia abadie was ticketed in october for speeding. the officer tacked on a citation for driving with a monitor visible to the driver.
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she's fighting the charges now. >> it is exactly like now. it's on. the device is physically on. but it's not active and the screen is off. if i do this or this, than you can see the screen light up a little bit. >> she claims the glasses weren't on when she was driving and activated when she looked up at the officer. the device is called google glass and won't be widely available until next year. students at university of santa barbara are warned to be particularly careful now that four people have been diagnosed with meningitis. it's the second outbreak of the disease in the university in the past few weeks. with more, here's abc's dr. richard besser. >> reporter: aaron hoy was rushed to the hospital by roommates, diagnosed with a strain of meningitis. the disease attacks blood vessels. one in ten die and 20% of those who survive can lose limbs because the blood can't circulate. that's what happened to aaron. he lost both legs below the
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knee. the santa barbara health department distributed antibiotics to 500 students and yesterday asked ucsd kids to back off from frat parties and social events. meningitis is spread from close contact -- kissing, sharing drinks and food, smoking, sneezing and coughing. that's why college kids are vulnerable. >> that's why it is scary. always constant fear. >> reporter: this after eight students in princeton, new jersey, were diagnosed with the same meningitis, type b, earlier this year. are you worried about getting meningitis going around? >> yeah. calls from parents asking what is going on. >> reporter: princeton students are getting a european vaccine not approved by in the u.s. by a essential arrangement with the usda. >> the cdc says the strains at the universities are different. >> oh. that's even -- i guess more alarming because doctors have to figure out where it came from and how to treat the strains. by the way, all the strains
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include similar type of symptoms, headache, muscle aches, fever, similar to a flu but can include the telltale sign is stiff neck and purple rash. if you have the last two ones, you have to get to the emergency room. >> if you have the flu and a bad stiff neck it may not just be the flu. that's the key one. >> right. former vice president dick cheney is speaking out about the growing feud between his daughters. liz cheney, candidate in wyoming, made comments indicating she supports what she calls the traditional definition of marriage. that drew condemnation from cheney's sister mary and her wife, who responded on facebook. the former vice president said he was caught offguard. >> we were surprised when there was an attack launched against liz on facebook. wished it hadn't happened. do believe we've lived with the situation and dealt with it for many years.
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it's always been dealt with within the context of the family, and frankly that's our preferences. >> cheney is featured at a $10,000 per couple fund-raiser for his daughter in washington and that is happening tomorrow night. the nation's capitol is brighter for the rest of the year after getting an annual touch of holiday glitz. house speaker john boehner flipped the switch on the capitol christmas tree. the 88 foot tall spruce adorned with ornaments made from kids across the country. beautiful. what a shot. when we think of cuddly animals, koala bears, kittens, or small, cute little puppies. >> but we don't think of manatees but one of them in florida this past weekend got seemingly cuddly with the leg of a diver. citrus county, florida, is the only county that allows humans to touch the animals. >> the diver said he could feel the animal pulling him in the water.
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oh, he had a crush. >> i'm telling you. >> it's kind of adorable. >> they call them sea cows. they are related to land cows believe it or not. i lived in florida and used to cover manatees all the time. sometimes they get hit by propellers and boats but they love to go by power plants where the water is warm. look at this. he is hugging the diver's leg. >> pretty cool. unless he wants to eat the sneaker or something, or flipper. >> it is still cute. >> still cute. coming up, we are seeing more of justin bieber than we are used to seeing. and the wild turkey with an attitude. standing up to delivery trucks and even to the cops. you are watching "world news now." ♪ what does a turkey say ♪ gobble gobble gobble ♪ ♪ what does a turkey do wiggle wiggle wiggle ♪ what does a pilgrim do jiggle jiggle jiggle ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by united health care. m do jiggle jiggle jiggle ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by united health care.
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♪ we are family ♪ over the last half century, the american family has undergone a profound evolution. >> that's right. the most radical transformation is the past few years including a trend to pair up with a stranger to raise your children. >> reporter: 42-year-old rachel hope is ready to be a mother again. >> i plan to get pregnant the
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beginning of 2014. >> reporter: but she has no idea who the father will be. she's not looking for love. she wants a co-parent. >> if you are blessed to meet a soul mate and you just gel, that's ideal. no one is disputing that but what about the rest of us that didn't meet that person or not in time? >> reporter: she has two kids from different fathers. 22-year-old jessie, whose dad was her best friend growing up. and 4-year-old grace whose father is her current housemate, paul. >> grace is perfect for me. one is okay. i'm 67 next birthday here. >> reporter: so rachel is looking for a new dad on line. >> i'm raising her with my co-parenting partner, paul. who i met through modamily. modfamily is a mash up of mom dad and family. >> reporter: and
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modamily is a number of new sites matching co-parents. compatible partners for creating a child. >> facebook for fetuses. >> to find fetus, yeah. >> reporter: a dating site that cuts straight to the divorce. what happens when they meet that special somebody? >> see a lawyer. get a co-parenting agreement, get background and health checks and discuss how you are going to get pregnant and financial cost and custody. >> reporter: more than 5,000 people signed up on this site alone. there are other co-parenting sites, too. legally it is unchartered territory. lawyers we spoke with said making babies this way could be fraught with potential pitfalls. that doesn't bother rachel. it all sounds a little bit unromantic. >> it is. i like it that way. >> reporter: she said parenthood is a big decision. too important to base on what could be a passing fancy. david wright, abc news, los angeles. >> very interesting. you have to be incredibly
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open-minded to sign up for one of those things and get on board. >> also, something to consider is what do the kids think of this? they don't have the luxury of coming out of the womb and knowing what they think. >> the family we profiled there or the co-parents that we profiled there live in the same home. that girl gets mom and dad all the time. what if some don't live in the same home then the child is born and already joint custody. >> yeah. >> interesting. >> very interesting. coming up, sex and drug allegations involving ceelo green who is speaking out. and justin bieber gets racy and you are about to see more of him coming up in "the skinny." >> announcer: "world news now" now continues after this from our abc stations. him coming up in "the skinny." >> announc
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♪ skinny so skinny ♪ welcome to "the skinny." we are starting off with a hot, new, racy video from justin bieber, who is 19. although he looks 12. in this video, he is gyrating and making out and thrusting his little area there. >> nether regions as you like to say. >> nether regions. take a look. this is his new video for his latest single called "all that matters." it's kind of like a breakup anthem. at least they think it is.
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it was released in october and at the time there was a lot of buzz and maybe he was referring to his ex, selena gomez. i told you there was thrusting. >> yes, you did. he is making out and grinding with this model named cailin russo. far departure from selena gomez in the looks department. there you go. not that this is a love interest outside of the video. but there you have it. 12-year-old justin bieber gyrating. >> is the bieber sex symbol working for you? >> i don't think that sex symbol and bieber can go in the same sentence. i understand the whole no shirt thing he's trying to go for. whoa. a whole lot of butt. >> hello. >> he's 19. i'm 32. >> what do they call that? >> doesn't work. >> women like your age -- >> am i really a cougar? am i already at 32 a cougar? >> i don't know what qualifies as a cougar. we will have to do a segment on that. >> i have to go. i'm walking away now. ceelo green saying he feels optimistic. facing charges for he allegedly slipped a 33-year-old woman ecstasy.
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charged with that, anyway, back in 2012. he faces some, you know he faces a hearing next month. this is what the told the folks at tmz when they caught up with him at l.a.x. >> just specifics. man, like just keep stretching it out really. [ inaudible ] go through the rest of the process. we'll be done with it, man. >> the charge against ceelo carries a sentence up to four years in prison. the hearing is scheduled for next month but he says he is hoping things will work out in the end. >> one of our producers brought up a good point. in the end he still stands accused of a crime. there's a true victim here, which is the person accusing him. it's good to keep that in mind. but he is the one that gets the spotlight. moving to a better story. britney spears was on "the ellen show" and she was dishing about
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her newfound love. his name is david lucado. and ellen, in her ever hilarious ways, was trying to get britney to kind of tell whether or not they went all the way the first time they met. they apparently met at a party. friends said they had to introduce him to her. take a listen to this. >> where did you meet david? >> at a party. >> did you spend the rest of the party with him? >> yes. >> and the night? >> yeah. i didn't spend the night, no. >> the next day? >> ellen, no! >> ellen, stop asking so many questions. >> ellen is so funny. >> oh, yeah. ellen brings out the best in everybody. britney looks amazing these days. >> really does. >> the more we see her the better she looks, and she is happy which is a nice difference from a couple of years ago. >> looking like the cat that swallowed the canary. like come on. >> i'm not going to tell you. >> ellen is like did you see him the next day, was he there, were
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you there? she is like ellen, stop. that's cute. that's cute. there, were you there? she is like ellen, stop. that's kroout cute. cute.
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is back. mom!! [ mom ] that's my tide. what's yours? ♪ what does a turkey say gobble gobble gobble ♪ what does a turkey do wiggle wiggle wiggle ♪ ♪ what does a pilgrim do ♪ i can't help but laugh at that song. >> interesting song. first time i'm hearing it. >> there's been a lot of gobble gobble, gobble going on in one community in new jersey. it is ruffling more than a few feathers. >> a rogue wild turkey is causing commotion in cresskill, new jersey. abc's sara wallace is hot on the trail. >> one time he chased me out of the truck. >> he is fireless. he will stay in front of the truck. stopping traffic left and right. >> reporter: fedex driver isn't
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sure of the motive but he is creating chaos. >> it is dark out it is scary. >> i talk to other drivers and they say he attacked me too. people from other routes have had experiences with him. >> this is a notorious turkey. >> he's notorious. >> it doesn't end there. our sources tell us this turkey has been ruffling feathers all over town, including here at the cresskill police department. >> he has done his own recon on us by showing up at the police department and going after some of our cars and guys. i think he may have received specialized training somewhere. >> this officer videotaped several run ins with the brazen bird. what about thanksgiving? do you think this is thanksgiving day revenge? >> it might be. i think he is trying to rub in our faces he survived. he laid low for a few days when thanksgiving hit. as soon as it past, here he comes. >> reporter: he's even led cops
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on several chases after setting off burglar alarms. >> i had a burglar alarm and prepare for the worst. could be somebody in there, have a weapon and what not and i get in there and it was a turkey. >> reporter: for now he is run a fowl of the law a few times. not enough to be labelled a feathered fugitive. >> he keeps us on our toes. it's good training for my guys. we have some intel on him. i think we have it under control. >> reporter: from cresskill, sara wallace, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> fast. >> bad turkey. >> john is like why don't they catch the thing already? they can run at speeds of 25 miles an hour. >> check it out. >> is that the same turkey or the turkey you had for thanksgiving? >> that is my pet turkey. >> does your pet turkey have a name? >> tom. >> tom the turkey.
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>> good morning. i'm john muller. >> and i'm diana perez. here are some of the top headlines we're following on "world news now" -- the western half of the country is locked in a bitter polar blast that is threatening citrus crops and burying roads under two feet of snow and it's not going away any time soon. we will get the latest from accu-weather in just a moment. the engineer of the derailed train zoned out just before the crash according to those close to him. they say by the time william rockefeller realized what was happening it was too late to avoid the accident. investigators are trying to figure out why two experienced sky divers collided during a jump in southern arizona. no winning ticket in the mega millions drawing. so the jackpot for friday will be at least $291 million.
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those are some of the top stories on this wednesday, december 4th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now" with john muller and diana perez. good morning. i figured out what i want for christmas from you. lottery tickets, mega millions tickets. >> that's not a bad idea. >> 291 million at least. >> you have to keep it because we have done one too many stories -- >> of people not -- the winning not got getting claimed. >> what's going on there? >> when i find out the jackpot wasn't won by me, i don't bother looking at the ticket. probably a lot of people have money out there on the table. >> they money only lasts a year and then goes back to some fund or something. >> the education system allegedly. >> yes. >> we get to the crazy stuff out there. the arctic air. we begin this half hour with the
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ice, the snow and arctic air slamming two dozen states from the west coast to the great lakes. >> parts of northern california are covered in white stuff this morning. blowing snow making for a treacherous commute. the midwest is bearing the brunt of it as citrus growers brace for the worst. here's abc's brandi hitt. >> reporter: preparations are underway for the big chill. the snow already blanketing parts of minnesota and north dakota. >> it's terrible. it's terrible. >> reporter: half of the country is in the path of a polar express and its bitter blast of cold air as it moves south. >> it is wicked. i've never seen it like this before. >> reporter: look at how temperatures are expected to drop by 30 to 40 degrees over the next several days. >> it's january-like cold only it is early december.
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also, we are looking at temperatures that will challenge records. >> reporter: homeless shelters are expected to fill up fast. >>a lt resblnk >> reporter: strong, cold winds are moving in to sny are expected to dip in the families are covering plants lining their pipe >> this opens up >> reporter: while farmers keep a close eye on their citrus crops. >> frost basically will se on the tissue. as it freezes the tissue the up. >> reporter: these freezing temperatures are ed to ep frda spread east in to t eekcf1 >> h this cold snap could be costly especially in where fruits and vegetables are at risk. >> our coverage cont the latest from jim dickey. good morning, jim. >> good morning, john and diana. a brutally cold arctic air mass already in ce s
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the west to the northern plains the spots throughout the day in the single digits into the dakotas. low pressure will strengthen and moving to lake superior. snow today in the upper midwest. twin cities area more 6 to 12 inches into duluth. looking at this cold air already in place in the west, diving to the southwest. many spots for the next two nights going to see subfreezing veg 30 tomorrow night. ha comto h nation's midsection. feels like minus 40 tonight here in bismarck. john, diana, back to you. >> 30s in las vegas. that's crazy. >> incredible. >> quite a departure from the pizza oven hot that you get forecast now. a much milder day in the east coast with a wintry mix for upstate new york. scattered showers are likely from virginia to the carolinas. ross texto f
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60s chicago to washington, d.c. and 22 in the twin cities. single digits in the northern rockies. 30s in the pacific northwest. now the obama administration is praising the fixes to healthcare.gov there are still some americans who have no plans to sign up. 28% o poly te enr 17% of americans are uninsured. immigration adctes the country are going witho on this the largest group of fasters has been camped out on the nationa mall for thpas serena mrom washington. >> reporter: it's been 22 days and their bodies have finally had enough. >> it's my prayer the commitment and the love of those fasters and their fellow human beings will change hearts and minds in our congress. >> reporter: ending their fast for immigration reform, but not before passing the fast off to a new group. >> we end one fast and begin
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another. we will draw attention to the importance of immigration reform. >> reporter: the fast which first began november 12th, now in the fourth week and capt country, including prest hopes to bring the house esenl ca vote on immigration reform where it hasled >> age ens how desperaon i >> epornew carries on their message, including freshman representative joe kennedy, iii, grandson to bobby kennedy. >> this country's basic promise over the centuries has been to challenge each generation to do a bit better. and we have always relied on those who are fearless enough to challenge us to be that better country that we can be. >> reporter: six others join the congressman in abstaining from food. all hope congress will engage on immigration. for the four that broke their fast, they were taken straight to george washington hospital for evaluation by doctors before they are able to have any type of real meal. at the capitol, serena marshall, abc news. o.j. simpson's lawyers headed back to nevada supreme
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court hoping to win a new trial for the former football great. simpson is serving nine to 33 years in prison for convictions on armed robbery, kidnapping and other charges. his lawyers want the high court to overturn the ruling by the lower court judge. the judge who approved detroit's entrance into bankruptcy is calling this move an opportunity for a fresh start. the motor city can look to address the $18 billion in debt. the judge's decision was opposed by the city's unions, pension funds and retirees who claim the debt will be settled through cuts to their benefits. mindful of that, the judge said he will not sign off on any just any proposed cut. perhaps ironically, detroit's major automakers are reporting a surge in sales. up 9% from a year ago. thanks in part to the thanksgiving weekend. chrysler reported 16% increase. gm up 14% and ford sales rose 7%. compact suvs proved to be the most popular models. dozens of delta airlines passengers have every reason to be upset after bumped from their
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flight this past sunday. the flight was supposed to fly from gainesville to atlanta. it was cancelled so the plane could be used to fly the university of florida men's basketball team to connecticut for their game on monday. the airline says they were booked on different flights and given vouchers for future trips. >> apparently they were lied to the passengers were told there was a mechanical problem on the plane and thank you that's why they had to deplane and wait. and then they were in the airport watching some people get on the same plane they had just deplaned. >> are all the basketball players on the plane. >> one person missed a funeral. another person had to have her dad pick her up because it was an even the had to get to for school. people had driven miles away. >> all kinds of wrong. >> not a good move. >> no, not at all. moving on to last night's launch of a communication satellite. the spacex falcon nine rocket lifted off carrying the 7,000 pound satellite.
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it is going in to geo stationary orbit which means it will be fixed above the earth at a specific launch. soon after the launch, the ceo tweeted a picture of earth from his rocket. in case you didn't know this, today happens to be national cookie day. >> yeah, it does. it was started by the blue chip cookie company in '87. the unofficial mascot, of course, is none other than the cookie monster himself. but cookie monster is no longer about unfettered cookie consumption. >> that's a tough one. >> yes. >> the past few years, cookie monster has been encouraging healthy eating habits, teaching children that cookies are a sometime snack. >> i like the old-school cookie monster who had no self control. >> mallomars. >> which is your favorite cookie and why? log on and let us know.
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wnnfans.com. your favorite? >> any kind of variety of the chocolate chip cookie, chocolate chunk, nestle toll house cookie. the homemade one. so salty. >> right here. this guy right here. >> love the oreo. hard to beat the oreo. >> the double stuff. >> no, too much of a good thing. >> just the traditional oreo with a tall glass of milk, delicious. >> out of the box, the sugar cookies the wafer ones. >> yes. >> i love those. >> those are delicious. by the way, little-known fact -- cookie monster revealed in 2004, before the first time he had a cookie his name was sid. >> just sid. >> sid the monster. >> what was your name before you had your first cookie? >> john? >> jack. my nickname. >> there you go. coming up, wild bears, bold in suburban areas. we will tell you about an incident that is pretty interesting. stick around for that.
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ahead the hollywood actress with a new role away from the movies. jessica alba's concerns for household safety and her new business. and tracking down the person who bought a $50 million lottery ticket and lost it. the surprising search and the big win wither. -- big winner. you are watching "world news now." ♪ if i had a million dollars ♪ we'd take a limousine because it costs more ♪ if i had a million dollars ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by no no hair removal.
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the growing problem of bears finding their way into residential neighborhoods has happening again, this time in suburban orlando. >> wildlife officials say it has never happened in florida before. >> a woman has been mauled by a bear. she's bleeding. she needs immediate help. >> reporter: police say 54-year-old susan was walking her dogs in this gated community when out of nowhere a bear knocked her to the ground, striking her face. she ran to a neighbor's home. >> how old is she? >> i can't tell. she's so bloody, i can't tell. >> reporter: ada baitman said it almost happened to her in june. she was able to get inside. she showed us photos she took of
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bears roaming the neighborhood. >> she circled snapping at her heels. got up on her hind legs and got up in any face and foaming at the mouth. >> reporter: wildlife agents searching for the bear. setting a third trap, filling them with glazed doughnuts. they have asked us to move away from the park, worried our noise is keeping the bear away. is keeping them away. >> the complaints from residents have doubled to 6200 sightings a year. this one in orlando had to be tranquilized and it is not just florida. wildlife agents in california have been chasing a brown bear they keep capturing but keeps coming back to town for an easy lunch. >> make yourself appear as big as you possibly can and let the bear know you are there. yell at the bear. >> make as much noise as you can, scare it away, and save your life. abc news, longwood, florida. >> i hope i never have to put those tips to use. >> some are a little counterintuitive. it says if the bear starts charging, just stand still
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because it could be bluffing and veer off last minute. >> that would take guts. >> would you have the presence of mind to stand still. >> no, i'd slowly back up. >> and start screaming. >> we'll be right back. --
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hd3 actress jessica alba has become almost a household name. and now in her latest role, she is focused on your household. >> the hollywood veteran is on a crusade to make our homes safer, eliminating toxic chemicals from every product we use around our house. we are "up all nightline." >> reporter: this is the jessica alba most of us are not used to seeing. >> tech department. this is our customer service. >> reporter: giving us a tour of her company. >> inspiring quotes. there's just whatever is on someone's mind.
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i'd love to hang and discuss art. >> reporter: the actress famous for her roles in "dark angel," "sin city," -- >> she grew up. she filled out. >> reporter: and the "fantastic four," is taking on her most serious role yet warning moms about what she says the dangers of toxic chemicals in many of the everyday products we use. >> i had an allergic reaction to a baby laundry detergent. >> reporter: alba became concerned when she was pregnant with her first child. >> i'm an adult and if i have an allergic reaction, who knows what will happen with my baby. i did research and found out there are a lot of toxic chemicals in everyday products and i was more horrified to find out there are toxic chemicals in baby products. because it has healing properties. >> reporter: alba's concern propelled her to be the public face of a movement. people trying to avoid synthetic chemicals. it started for alba when she met
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christopher, who had written a guide book on living a healthier lifestyle. >> i asked christopher, hey, what products do i buy? he is like this company does that one thing and this company does that one thing and gosh, why isn't there a company that does everything? this is so stressful. >> reporter: they teamed up to create the honest company. >> we hope you will join us. >> this is the headquarters. >> >> a mail-order business with 17 products using ingredients they claim are safe and tested, unlike many conventional products. >> the raw materials and the ingredients, what's inside the products, they don't have to report those. they don't have to prove they are safe before they hit the marketplace. >> there are more than 87,000 commercial products on the market. in europe, 1,-100 are banned in products. in the u.s., only 11. epidemiologist and pediatrician phil landrigan says there is cause for concern. >> we have been looking closely at connections between toxic
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chemicals early in life and bad developmental outcomes in children. >> jessica alba isn't waiting for science for definitive answers. >> nearly two years after starting her company and 7.5 million products sold, her line has grown to 50 items from diapers to lip balm to lead-free candles. >> we have this mission what we want to do in our lives and our planet that we want to leave our children and our children's children. so we created the solution. >> you take for granted how many chemicals are in everything. >> yeah. i had no idea there were only 11 banned in the united states. >> and hundreds, over a thousand in europe. that is frightening. frightening stat. >> considering all of that stuff is in everyday products, lip balm, candles, stuff i use every day. who knows. >> take it on faith that it is okay. all things equal, get rid of the chemicals. >> absolutely. the honest company. sounds like something to check out. especially for moms, parents, everybody. when the lottery comes to
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♪ if i had a million ♪ we have all fantasized about having a million dollars and maybe even 10 or 20. >> that's right, but the fantasy turned into reality for a woman in ontario, canada, who is $50 million richer this morning and she didn't know she won the lottery. ctv has the story. >> reporter: catherine jones bought a ticket last november and forgot about it. that is until two months ago when the olg came knocking on the door. >> we weren't sure we wanted to let them in the house. we weren't sure who they were. >> reporter: an exhaustive investigation to find a winning ticket to a $50 million draw led them to catherine jones. >> through our transactions database, we determined the
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time, date and location of the purchase of the winning lottery ticket. >> reporter: it was purchased here. >> this morning, when they found out it was pretty much cheers and celebration. so -- >> reporter: at this shoppers drug mart in cambridge. >> we obtained store security video, which clearly shows the identified winner purchasing the winning ticket. >> reporter: jones made a $16 purchase that day that included, among other things, lotto tickets. >> toothpaste. >> toothpaste. i can thank the toothpaste. >> reporter: catherine still can't find the ticket. she thinks she may have thrown it out but she was able to provide a credit card bill that proves she made the purchase. >> i feel almost as though i've been struck by lightning twice. >> reporter: winning the lottery she says the was the first time. the olg taking great steps to find her. the second. >> this is the sort of thing that wouldn't have been possible a number of years ago.
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technology and the ability to look for people that are winner and find winners that should be. >> where's the winning ticket now? >> honestly, i don't know. i have looked in my house very thoroughly. it's not there. >> reporter: apparently it doesn't matter. >> i'm extremely confident miss jones is the actual winner. >> she's a lucky lady. she won and they actually honored it. >> they believe her. >> yes. >> they went through the whole thing, the surveillance video, credit card. here's the deal. we can't buy lottery tickets with credit cards in the united states. we have to pay dollars. so there is no way to -- >> check it out. how much did we win? >> $304 million. >> oh. i could do. that i could split that with you. >> i could split that. >> i would be good. >> i will take 150. >> 152 a piece. >> i'm not good with math. you. >> i could split that. >> i would be good. >> i will take 150. >> 152
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this morning on "world news now" dangerous freeze. the polar blast blowing from one coast to another. windchills the lowest in years and up to a foot of snow. >> it's terrible. it's terrible. it's too wet. it's too heavy. the crops at risk and the potential cost to you. tragic consequences. did the engineer of the doomed commuter train nod off rather than slow down before a deadly crash. >> there's every indication he would have had time to get full restorative sleep. >> the bombshell from investigators and unanswered questions about passenger safety. celebrating sweets. it is national cookie day. we are taking you inside of a cookie bakery not afraid of adventurous ingredients, including bacon. you heard me correctly.
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it is wednesday, december 4th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now" with john muller and diana perez. happy hump day. national cookie day. whatever you want to call it. >> my favorite day of the year is what i want to call it. >> maybe my second behind doughnut day. >> as long as you don't do anything too crazy with the cookies. >> bacon cookies. are you going to be brave? >> i don't know. >> we have the oreos. >> as long as i have oreos, i'm good to go. >> mallomars and oreos and maybe a bacon cookie. >> and favorite cookies as well which is interesting. >> looking forward to it. should we get to the news, the real stuff? >> let's do it. biting cold snap taking hold of the western half of the country with plunging temperatures and tons of snow. >> parts of the rockies and
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dakotas are buried making it tough for drivers to navigate the treacherous roads and it's not letting up any time soon. many cities can expect to be 20 to 40 degrees below normal. >> reporter: the whipping winds in california. the snow-slowing traffic in nevada. a major winter storm and the coldest air of the season is gripping much of the west. citrus farmers near fresno, california are prepping crops. >> we are worried about anything getting close to 32 or below gets our attention for sure. >> reporter: as temperatures dive in the 20s or 30s overnight, potentially breaking century-old records, threatening their $2 billion business. in northern minnesota they expect cold but it doesn't make it easy. >> it's wicked actually. i've never seen it like this before. >> it's terrible. it's terrible. it's too wet. it's too heavy, but we'll get it. >> reporter: all of that cold will only keep diving south. check out the high temperatures the next three days. minneapolis, yeah, that's a high
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of only five degrees on friday. even dallas slipping in to the 30s. that is just air temperature. you have the wind and you could have dangerous windchills. i takes less than an hour when windchills are below zero for people to have frostbite. officials are warning everyone out west. 22 states involved in some way. you are not only going to have snow falling but blowing with all of that wind. could be troublesome. look at the snow totals. steamboat springs could get more than a foot in the next 24 hours. minneapolis over four inches. ginger zee, abc news, new york. now to a story we have been watching overnight from southern arizona. two skydivers have been killed after they collided during a jump. witness say both had their canopies -- had their canopies open when they slammed to each other only hundreds of feet above the ground. one victim died on impact. the other was pronounced dead at a local hospital. we'll stay on top of this story, and we'll bring you the latest. the search resumes at daybreak for a silicon valley executive and his family who haven't been heard from since sunday. the search is centering on a air strip in yellow pine, idaho.
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dale smith and four family members were flying from oregon to butte, montana, monday when he reported engine trouble in their small plane. a colleague calls him a good pilot and cares for others. >> religious man. teaches seminary every morning before he goes to work. involved with humanitarian type work and such. >> a faint signal from the emergency beacon was picked up yesterday, but searchers ran out of time in the rugged terrain. temperatures are expected to dip below zero. stunning developments this a train derailment in new york. a union representative says the engineer of the ill-fated locomotive caught himself nodding off at the controls before the train started to veer off the train tracks. the representative compared it to a driver having a momentarily lapse while driving a car. gio benitez is following the investigation. >> reporter: sources say the operator in sunday's deadly
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train derailment told first responders he was dozing off just before the crash. >> every indication he would have had time to get full restorative sleep. >> reporter: investigators who combed the wreckage found no problems with the train signals along the routes or the brakes. >> based on this data, there's no indication that the brake systems were not functioning properly. >> reporter: sources tell abc news that human error was likely the cause of the crash that killed four and injured more than 60 early sunday morning. investigators say rockefeller, a metro north engineer for ten years, drove that train down the tracks at 82 miles an hour. almost three times faster than the speed limit at that curve. investigators say he slammed on the brakes just five seconds before it derailed. the train was not equipped with a system that would have automatically slowed it down if it was going too fast. that technology exists. it is called positive train control. if this technology was in place, would this accident have ever happened? >> probably not. it allows a central computer to recognize if the train is going
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too fast and automatically slow it down. >> reporter: it's widely used in europe but its development has been stalled in the u.s. experts hope this crash will be a wake up call. but right now the focus is on that train operator. investigators say his blood alcohol test came back negative and so right now the big question, did he fall asleep? gio benitez, abc news, new york. >> almost sounds like semantics when you talk about nodded off and zoned out. i'm not sure the difference. >> fell asleep. >> fell asleep for a split second. it is one of those interpretations. >> i wonder where the line will be drawn as far as him facing charges or not facing charges and i think that is what his union representatives are trying to keep him safe. from facing charges and that's why they are using precise words which is the ntsb is not happy about because union representatives has come out and starting giving press conferences and talking about what it is the investigation is finding.
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the ntsb likes to keep things under wraps as long as they can a former employer said he was a stellar employee. >> what could this have been? so many questions. >> yeah. moving on to this. lawmakers in the house passed the first piece of gun legislation since the newtown shooting a year ago. they voted to renew a 25-year-old ban against firearms that can evade metal detectors and x-ray machines the senate is expected to approve the bill one day before the law would have expired. long-time defense official is about to become the highest ranking woman at the pentagon. president obama selected christine fox to fill in as deputy defense secretary until a replacement for the post will be found. she was the inspiration behind the kelly mcgillis character in "top gun." a dispute over lights threatened a long holiday tradition in a buffalo, new york neighborhood.
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business owners worried the city was ordering them to take down holiday lights but they say it was overblown, and the lights can remain. that's a relief to the business owners. >> the city sent us a letter stating the lights have to be erected and put up and taken down by a licensed contractor. we have to have million dollar policy on the lights and have the city of buffalo insured in case something happens. >> reporter: the holiday tradition has been going on there for more than 20 years. if you are near the southern minnesota city of albert lee today, stop by the north bridge mall. while you are there, lend support to salvation army captain jim brickson. >> he started to ring his bell yesterday at 11:00 a.m. local time and plans to do it 80 hours straight. that means anytime between now and 7 p.m. he will ring that
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bell. >> going to get carpel tunnel. not some he trying to set the record for the longest ringing of the salvation army bell but raise $25,000. >> wow. by the way, you see the two people standing by him? >> yeah. >> he needs two witnesses to be with him the entire time to make sure he is ringing the bell and he has to stand during the whole thing. >> just standing 80 hours is nuts. if you miss a beat, sorry. >> disqualified. >> throw the flag. good luck to him. >> good for him. i like what he is doing for a good cause. it is national cookie day and we can't wait to sample unusual treats from insomniac kitchen. first the miracle under the sea. how a man survived for days when his boat sunk. it is video you have to see. you are watching "world news now." ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by colonial penn life insurance. >> announcer:
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♪ a real-life miracle played out in the waters off of the coast of africa. a story of a man who survived three days inside of a capsized boat, thanks only to a tiny air pocket. >> remarkable. we're finally getting a look at the video capturing his rescue a few months ago. here's abc's terry moran. >> reporter: you are looking at first contact with a man trapped under 100 feet of water for 60 hours. it happened in the murky waters
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off of the coast of nigeria. >> around the corner. you're going to find some stairs. >> reporter: divers on a grim task, searching for a sunken tug on the ocean floor to recover the bodies of 12 crew members. >> we already recovered four bodies. so the anticipation wasn't great we were going to find anyone alive at that stage. >> reporter: then -- >> you found one. >> he's alive. >> the driver saw a hand in the passageway. we seen it was a body. when the diver reached up to grab the hand, the hand grabbed the diver it. >> it was the ship's cook. he had been on the bathroom when a massive rogue swell capsized the ship. as the tug sank, harrison scrambled into a cabin and found an air pocket, a few feet of precious air in utter darkness. fearing sharks, praying, subsisting on six sodas until the dive team found him. >> good job, may friend. well done. you are a survivor. >> reporter: like jonah in the bible, harrison had gone to the dark depths of the seas and lived to tell the tale.
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>> he wanted to go back to be a cook in a hotel. >> his ordeal is believed to be the longest anyone survived after being trapped under water. terry moran, abc news. >> just incredible. it wasn't as simple as saying, all right. let's get you up to the top. not by a long shot. they had to do it very slowly. >> that's right. he had been exposed to nitrogen so long, they had to put him in a decompression chamber for 60 hours. had they exposed him directly to open-air oxygen, he would have died immediately. cookie day. in honor of th e occasion we check out a gourmet cookie store and check out the maple bacon cookie. and the latest family trend, matching up couples who want to be parents but want to skip the whole marriage thing. you are watching "world news now." "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. news now."
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that's good enough for me ♪ c is for cookie that's good enough for me ♪ cookie cookie cookie starts with c ♪ >> y is for yummy. marble cookie day and when there -- national kooky cookie day. when there is food involved it is always our favorite story of the day. >> took a trip to manhattan to find how they make the maple bacon cookie for this week's edition of "insomniac kitchen." >> reporter: insomniacs, we're in the kitchen today with zachary. he is the owner and manufacturer of schmackary's . it smells so good. wish you were here. ♪ >> today, i'm going to show you how to make one of our infamous cookies here, maple bacon. start with the butter and put it in the mixer here and brown and white sugar in here. we're going to let that get nice
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and creamy in there. that's when we are going to add our eggs and when we will get the first dose of maple. then finally we have the flour here with a healthy dose of sea salt and baking soda. it will come together nicely. one of the things that i love to add to this cookie is homemade butter toffee. you can buy it at the store but nothing is as good as making your own. go ahead and have a taste. >> okay. >> i like to cook it as dark as i can get it. what we have here is a dark maple syrup. i drizzle over this maple syrup over this and when i stick it back in it caramelizes over the bacon. that's what we are going to put in for the last little piece of this. you get to get your hands dirty. and you are going to help me scoop it. so you can put these in at about 375. that's a good temperature for these to bake off at. >> the cookies are ready!
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>> you know what that sound means. and here's the glorious fruits of our labor. how good do those look. >> the best part -- >> is eating the fruits of your labor. >> i worked so hard for this. >> you really did. thank you so much for this. >> cheers. very excited. >> all right. >> all right. taking a look at all of these cookies makes me so happy and brings us to our facebook question of the day. we want to know what is your favorite cookie and why? let us know at wnnfans.com. amanda vanallen on that report. >> and she brought a bunch of treats from schmackary's. her famous one is the maple bacon. >> which i'm going to try.
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>> little strange, little out of the box. >> i will give the chocolate chip one a try because it is my favorite. and you should know zachary who is the owner moved here in 2008 and started making cookies in his apartment to relieve stress. it turned in to a huge thing. he is making all kinds of money, especially with maple bacon one. >> it is growing on me. one of those things if you had a few things, you would crave them like you have to have them once a week. >> salty, sweet -- >> salty, sweet, bacon thing going. it is all good. two thumbs up. >> the chocolate chip ones are also delicious. and by the way, he turned his into like a delivery thing for cookies. so you can order them on-line and they will deliver them to your doorstep and they are delicious. >> and really quickly, few seconds to tell you what they are. classic chocolate chip is the
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one i was having. cookies and cream, maple bacon and red velvet. that's what i'm trying next. >> and oreos. >> and oreos because they are my fave. oreos. >> and oreos because they are my fave. you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out.
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downy unstopables. try with downy infusions. ♪ if what would you the "mix" ♪ if what would you the "mix" be without an animal story. >> what would "the mix" be without three animal stories? >> a cat who happened to loves the swirly toy. >> okay. check it out. pretty cool. check out his head. >> a seizure. >> exactly looks like what he is doing. so fixated on that thing. his name is leroy, by the way and he was adopted from east county animal shelter in california and he's a character. loves this and his owner says he loves wet food. who doesn't? climbing the christmas tree, who doesn't, and annoying his big sister lulu. there you go. >> i have a hard time watching this. look at the poor thing. >> i'm getting wigged out watching him.
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a stray dog apparently came up to a guy who happened to be performing on a street in ukraine and decide he wanted to be part of the whole thing. he became a duet to this man who was playing an instrument. there he is talented in his own rite as you can hear. he said this pooch came up to him and started singing along. take a listen. [ howling ] >> so someone captured this event and put it on the internet and it is now a huge sensation and this is no long area single
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performance and no longer a stray dog because he took him home. >> made in heaven there. >> and now they play a duet every chance they get. >> both getting rich. hope he gets him a nice t-bone at the end of the night. sleepy's, the mattress company, analyzed a set of data from cdc's survey about 20 ranked occupation and based on whether or not people got enough shuteye. the average adult needs seven to nine hours a night. put up the graphic. looks like lawyers don't do so good. police officers, physicians, economists, social workers, journalists. we should be at the top. >> overnight anchors. >> teachers are at a deficit of 432 minutes. aircraft pilots, landscapers, bartenders, that makes sense. sales reps, hairstylist, they work a day job but maybe they like to party. >> that may be it. >> forest and logging workers. i could see that. >> i don't know where we are but we should be at the top. >> yeah.
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this morning on "world news now," in a daze. that's the explanation from the man at the controls of that doomed commuter train as it zoomed around a curve at three times the speed limit. new details in the investigation. danger zone. the winter system plunging temperatures coast to coast. the snowfall, windchills and serious threat to crops. double trouble, two different -- different meningitis outbreaks on two campuses. the colleges taking action and precautions for students. turning up the heat. justin bieber's steamy video just out gives us a look at the 19-year-old performer like never before. it is coming up in "the skinny" on this wednesday, december 4th.
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>> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now" with john muller and diana perez. >> in case you were wondering, he is completely shirtless throughout the entire thing. >> bieber, yeah. he's in to shirtless. >> he's pretty shirtless all the time, now. that's the way you like to run around. >> they force me to wear this. otherwise i'd do it too. >> i see them holding you down. >> and the six pack, ladies, i have one of those, too. >> you have an eight pack. >> i have a one pack as they say. >> a one pack. >> when i was bieber's age i had one of those. >> there you go. hold on to that memory forever. >> i have a photo to prove it. see if i can find it. >> good enough. >> new developments in the derailment investigation now. union representative says the train's engineer nodded off moments before the crash. >> his attorney says that william rockefeller was in a daze similar to road fatigue. here's matt kozar. >> reporter: a 15-year veteran of the railroad, rockefeller told ntsb investigators he didn't apply the brakes heading into a sharp turn. officials tell abc news rockefeller zoned out.
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>> sometimes you have a momentary nod. how long that was, i don't know. but he caught himself too late. >> reporter: andrew cuomo said this to a public radio station. >> there was no track problem or equipment failure. and this is a serious situation. the operator has rights, but there's questions of liability. >> major train wreck. five cars on their side. >> reporter: federal investigators say the train was traveling 82 miles an hour in a curved stretch of track zoned for 30. the brakes weren't applied until seconds before the train came to a stop. >> simply put, based on this data, there's no indication that the brake systems were not functioning properly. >> alcohol tests for the engineer have come back negative.
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investigators say his cell phone was not on at the time of the accident. john, diana? >> all right, matt. thank you. millions of people are bundling up as a deep freeze moves across the west with two dozen states in its grips. more heavy snow is coming down today from nevada to the rockies and midwest. dozens of cars, like these, in rapid city, have been spinning out of control and running off the roads. today, they are bracing for blizzard conditions and up to 18 inches of snow from the dakotas to michigan. the icy blast is threatening citrus growers across california. farmers have been scrambling to insulate their crops, wrapping trees, spraying water and using wind machines to circulate warmer air.
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forecasters say they could see record lows by tomorrow evening. cold enough to jeopardize those crops. the arctic weather system is moving coast to coast putting windchills in the danger zone. >> let's get the latest from accu-weather meteorologist jim dickey. good morning, jim. good morning, john and diana. extreme cold on tap for the nation's mid section and much of the west. an arctic the air mass dives in out of canada on the fringes of that colder air an area of low pressure is drifting toward lake superior. we're going to see snowfall in the upper midwest again today. for a bull's eye, 6 to 12 inches of snow. duluth, three to six-inch range into minneapolis. the cold air surges to the west all the way in to southern california in to nevada. expecting subfreezing temperatures the next two nights. las vegas, bakersfield, 30. 20s both nights in fresno. some spots breaking records and that's nothing compared to the midsection. it will feel like minus 40 in bismarck tonight. john, diana, back to you. >> thanks, jim. here's a rest of the forecast now. warmer than normal in the southeast with scattered showers from virginia to the carolinas. mostly dry in the northeast with the exception of a few showers across upstate new york.
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>> mostly 40s in the northeast, 70s dallas to atlanta. 30 in the pacific northwest. frigid five degrees in billings and 11 in denver. two sky divers have been killed in an accident in southern arizona. witnesses say the divers had opened their chutes when they slammed in to each other a few hundred feet above the ground. the parachutes collapsed and the victims fell. one died on impact and the other pronounced dead at the hospital. dense morning fog blamed for highway pileups in belgium involving 130 vehicles. at least one person died, dozens were injured. the heavy fog made it impossible to rescue them by helicopter. drivers said a sudden wall of white appeared before them and reduced visibility to almost zero. a first of its kind case in california. a woman is fighting a traffic ticket that alleges she was driving while using google's computer in an eyeglass. cecilia abadie was ticketed in october for speeding. the officer tacked on a citation
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for driving with a monitor visible to the driver. she's fighting the charges now. >> it is exactly like now. it's on. the device is physically on. but it's not active and the screen is off. if i do this or this, than you can see the screen light up a little bit. >> she claims the glasses weren't on when she was driving and activated when she looked up at the officer. the device is called google glass and won't be widely available until next year. students at university of santa barbara are warned to be particularly careful now that four people have been diagnosed with meningitis. it's the second outbreak of the disease in the university in the past few weeks. with more, here's abc's dr. richard besser. >> reporter: aaron hoy was rushed to the hospital by roommates, diagnosed with a strain of meningitis. the disease attacks blood vessels. one in ten die and 20% of those who survive can lose limbs because the blood can't circulate.
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that's what happened to aaron. he lost both legs below the knee. the santa barbara health department distributed antibiotics to 500 students and yesterday asked ucsd kids to back off from frat parties and social events. meningitis is spread from close contact -- kissing, sharing drinks and food, smoking, sneezing and coughing. that's why college kids are vulnerable. >> that's why it is scary. always constant fear. >> reporter: this after eight students in princeton, new jersey, were diagnosed with the same meningitis, type b, earlier this year. are you worried about getting meningitis going around? >> yeah. calls from parents asking what is going on. >> reporter: princeton students are getting a european vaccine not approved by in the u.s. by a essential arrangement with the usda. >> the cdc says the strains at the universities are different. >> oh. that's even -- i guess more alarming because doctors have to figure out where it came from
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and how to treat the strains. by the way, all the strains include similar type of symptoms, headache, muscle aches, fever, similar to a flu but can include the telltale sign is stiff neck and purple rash. if you have the last two ones, you have to get to the emergency room. >> if you have the flu and a bad stiff neck it may not just be the flu. that's the key one. >> right. former vice president dick cheney is speaking out about the growing feud between his daughters. liz cheney, candidate in wyoming, made comments indicating she supports what she calls the traditional definition of marriage. that drew condemnation from cheney's sister mary and her wife, who responded on facebook. the former vice president said he was caught offguard. >> we were surprised when there was an attack launched against liz on facebook. wished it hadn't happened. do believe we've lived with the situation and dealt with it for many years. it's always been dealt with within the context of the family, and frankly that's our
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preferences. >> cheney is featured at a $10,000 per couple fund-raiser for his daughter in washington and that is happening tomorrow night. the nation's capitol is brighter for the rest of the year after getting an annual touch of holiday glitz. house speaker john boehner flipped the switch on the capitol christmas tree. the 88 foot tall spruce adorned with ornaments made from kids across the country. beautiful. what a shot. when we think of cuddly animals, koala bears, kittens, or small, cute little puppies. >> but we don't think of manatees but one of them in florida this past weekend got seemingly cuddly with the leg of a diver. citrus county, florida, is the only county that allows humans to touch the animals. >> the diver said he could feel
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the animal pulling him in the water. oh, he had a crush. >> i'm telling you. >> it's kind of adorable. >> they call them sea cows. they are related to land cows believe it or not. i lived in florida and used to cover manatees all the time. sometimes they get hit by propellers and boats but they love to go by power plants where the water is warm. look at this. he is hugging the diver's leg. >> pretty cool. unless he wants to eat the sneaker or something, or flipper. >> it is still cute. >> still cute. coming up, we are seeing more of justin bieber than we are used to seeing. and the wild turkey with an attitude. standing up to delivery trucks and even to the cops. you are watching "world news now." ♪ what does a turkey say ♪ gobble gobble gobble ♪ ♪ what does a turkey do wiggle wiggle wiggle ♪ what does a pilgrim do jiggle jiggle jiggle ♪ m do jiggle jiggle jiggle ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by united health care. m do jiggle jiggle jiggle ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by united health care.
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♪ we are family ♪ ♪ we are family ♪ over the last half century the american family has undergone a profound evolution. >> that's right. the most radical transformation is the past few years including a trend to pair up with a stranger to raise your children. >> reporter: 42-year-old rachel hope is ready to be a mother again.
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>> i plan to get pregnant the beginning of 2014. >> reporter: but she has no idea who the father will be. she's not looking for love. she wants a co-parent. >> if you are blessed to meet a soul mate and you just gel, that's ideal. no one is disputing that but what about the rest of us that didn't meet that person or not in time? >> reporter: she has two kids from different fathers. 22-year-old jessie, whose dad was her best friend growing up. and 4-year-old grace whose father is her current housemate, paul. >> grace is perfect for me. one is okay. i'm 67 next birthday here. >> reporter: so rachel is looking for a new dad on line. >> i'm raising her with my co-parenting partner, paul.
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who i met through modamily. modfamily is a mash up of mom dad and family. >> reporter: and modamily is a number of new sites matching co-parents. compatible partners for creating a child. >> facebook for fetuses. >> to find fetus, yeah. >> reporter: a dating site that cuts straight to the divorce. what happens when they meet that special somebody? >> see a lawyer. get a co-parenting agreement, get background and health checks and discuss how you are going to get pregnant and financial cost and custody. >> reporter: more than 5,000 people signed up on this site alone. there are other co-parenting sites, too. legally it is unchartered territory. lawyers we spoke with said making babies this way could be fraught with potential pitfalls. that doesn't bother rachel. it all sounds a little bit unromantic. >> it is. i like it that way. >> reporter: she said parenthood is a big decision. too important to base on what could be a passing fancy. david wright, abc news, los angeles. >> very interesting. you have to be incredibly open-minded to sign up for one of those things and get on board. >> also, something to consider is what do the kids think of
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this? they don't have the luxury of coming out of the womb and knowing what they think. >> the family we profiled there or the co-parents that we profiled there live in the same home. that girl gets mom and dad all the time. what if some don't live in the same home then the child is born and already joint custody. >> yeah. >> interesting. >> very interesting. coming up, sex and drug allegations involving ceelo green who is speaking out. and justin bieber gets racy and you are about to see more of him coming up in "the skinny." >> announcer: "world news now" now continues after this from our abc stations. him coming up in "the skinny." >> announcer: "world news
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♪ skinny so skinny ♪ welcome to "the skinny." we are starting off with a hot, new, racy video from justin bieber, who is 19. although he looks 12. in this video, he is gyrating and making out and thrusting his little area there. >> nether regions as you like to say. >> nether regions. take a look. this is his new video for his latest single called "all that matters." it's kind of like a breakup anthem. at least they think it is. it was released in october and at the time there was a lot of buzz and maybe he was referring
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to his ex, selena gomez. i told you there was thrusting. >> yes, you did. he is making out and grinding with this model named cailin russo. far departure from selena gomez in the looks department. there you go. not that this is a love interest outside of the video. but there you have it. 12-year-old justin bieber gyrating. >> is the bieber sex symbol working for you? >> i don't think that sex symbol and bieber can go in the same sentence. i understand the whole no shirt thing he's trying to go for. whoa. a whole lot of butt. >> hello. >> he's 19. i'm 32. >> what do they call that? >> doesn't work. >> women like your age -- >> am i really a cougar? am i already at 32 a cougar? >> i don't know what qualifies as a cougar. we will have to do a segment on that. >> i have to go. i'm walking away now. ceelo green saying he feels optimistic. facing charges for he allegedly slipped a 33-year-old woman ecstasy.
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charged with that, anyway, back in 2012. he faces some, you know he faces a hearing next month. this is what the told the folks at tmz when they caught up with him at l.a.x. >> just specifics. man, like just keep stretching it out really. [ inaudible ] go through the rest of the process. we'll be done with it, man. >> the charge against ceelo carries a sentence up to four years in prison. the hearing is scheduled for next month but he says he is hoping things will work out in the end. >> one of our producers brought up a good point. in the end he still stands accused of a crime. there's a true victim here, which is the person accusing him. it's good to keep that in mind. but he is the one that gets the spotlight. moving to a better story. britney spears was on "the ellen
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show" and she was dishing about her newfound love. his name is david lucado. and ellen, in her ever hilarious ways, was trying to get britney to kind of tell whether or not they went all the way the first time they met. they apparently met at a party. friends said they had to introduce him to her. take a listen to this. >> where did you meet david? >> at a party. >> did you spend the rest of the party with him? >> yes. >> and the night? >> yeah. i didn't spend the night, no. >> the next day? >> ellen, no! >> ellen, stop asking so many questions. >> ellen is so funny. >> oh, yeah. ellen brings out the best in everybody. britney looks amazing these days. >> really does. >> the more we see her the better she looks, and she is happy which is a nice difference from a couple of years ago. >> looking like the cat that swallowed the canary. like come on. >> i'm not going to tell you.
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>> ellen is like did you see him the next day, was he there, were you there? she is like ellen, stop. that's cute. that's cute. there, were you there? she is like ellen, stop. that's kroout cute. cute.
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announcer ] tide plus bleach alternative is back. mom!! [ mom ] that's my tide. what's yours? ♪ what does a turkey say gobble gobble gobble ♪ what does a turkey do wiggle wiggle wiggle ♪ ♪ what does a pilgrim do ♪ i can't help but laugh at that song. >> interesting song. first time i'm hearing it. >> there's been a lot of gobble gobble, gobble going on in one community in new jersey. it is ruffling more than a few feathers. >> a rogue wild turkey is causing commotion in cresskill, new jersey. abc's sara wallace is hot on the trail. >> one time he chased me out of the truck. >> he is fireless. he will stay in front of the truck. stopping traffic left and right. >> reporter: fedex driver isn't sure of the motive but he is
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creating chaos. >> it is dark out it is scary. >> i talk to other drivers and they say he attacked me too. people from other routes have had experiences with him. >> this is a notorious turkey. >> he's notorious. >> it doesn't end there. our sources tell us this turkey has been ruffling feathers all over town, including here at the cresskill police department. >> he has done his own recon on us by showing up at the police department and going after some of our cars and guys. i think he may have received specialized training somewhere. >> this officer videotaped several run ins with the brazen bird. what about thanksgiving? do you think this is thanksgiving day revenge? >> it might be. i think he is trying to rub in our faces he survived. he laid low for a few days when thanksgiving hit. as soon as it past, here he comes.
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>> reporter: he's even led cops on several chases after setting off burglar alarms. >> i had a burglar alarm and prepare for the worst. could be somebody in there, have a weapon and what not and i get in there and it was a turkey. >> reporter: for now he is run a fowl of the law a few times. not enough to be labelled a feathered fugitive. >> he keeps us on our toes. it's good training for my guys. we're figuring him out. we have some intel on hi we have some intel on him. i think we have it under control. >> reporter: from cresskill, sara wallace, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> fast. >> bad turkey. >> john is like why don't they catch the thing already? they can run at speeds of 25 miles an hour. >> check it out. >> is that the same turkey or the turkey you had for thanksgiving? >> that is my pet turkey. >> does your pet turkey have a name? >> tom.
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>> tom the tur
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making news in america this morning -- bitter chill gripping much of the nation. and for many, a heavy snowfall, worthy of february. who's in the line of fire? and when it will let up. new details on the state of mind of the engineer in that deadly train derailment. experts weigh in on what can be done to avoid accidents like this. spectacular results when a truck filled with eight tons of fireworks goes up in flames. and the young man whose dance moves stole the spotlight at a basketball game does it again. this time, on national tv. that little dancing guy has gotten better since the last time we saw him. >> i don't know if that's possible.

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